Race Information

  • Name
    Wellmark YMCA Red Flannel Run and Y Tri
  • City
    Des Moines, IA
    Polk County
  • Events
    sprint triathlon
    5K run
  • Event Categories
  • Race Date
    Feb 8, 2020 Saturday Past Date
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  • Extended Listing Information
  • Details from event's RunSignUp.com listing:

    ***PACKET PICKUP*** WELLMARK YMCA

    FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 7TH, 4-7 PM

    SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH, 7-8:30 AM -"5K RUNNERS ONLY"

    ***TRIATHLON PARTICIPANTS THERE WILL BE NO PACKET PICKUP ON RACE MORNING FOR THE TRIATHLON, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH - PLEASE MAKE ALL EFFORTS TO PICK UP PACKET ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH***** 

     

    Embrace the cold. Wear Flannel.  Kum & Go Presents the 31st Annual Wellmark YMCA Red Flannel Run!! In addition to the 5K run, we are excited to add an optional triathlon this year. 

    Entry fees go toward the Wellmark YMCA Annual Campaign, which helps make the YMCA accessible to all. Check out our Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1382454635249716/ 

    The Red Flannel Run & Y-Tri is also part of the YMCA Triathlon Series. Click here for details. https://bit.ly/2PPUi2x   

    The Y-Tri portion will include a ten-minute swim - Three waves (laps recorded to the 1/2 lap). After the swimming portion, participants have 10 minutes to dry off, change and head to the cycling studio for a 20-minute bike (distance recorded). Y-Tri limited to 120 participants. Sign up today! 

     

    1st wave swim: 6:50-7:00 am (30 swimmers max, 2 per lane)

    1st wave bike: 7:10-7:30 am (30 bikes max)

    2nd  wave swim: 7:20-7:30 am (30 swimmers max, 2 per lane)

    2nd wave bike: 7:40-8:00 am (30 bikes max)

    3rd wave swim: 7:50-8:00 am (30 swimmers max, 2 per lane)

    3rd wave bike: 8:10-8:30 am (30 bikes max)

    ***New, earlier wave added due to first three waves reaching capacity.

    4th wave swim: 6:20-6:30 am (30 swimmers max, 2 per lane)

    4th wave bike: 6:40-7:00 am (30 bikes max)

     

     

    NOTE: The bike start times are set and will begin on the above mentioned times according to your wave. You will have 10 mins to get out of the pool, change clothing if needed and get your bike set up. If you are late to your bike start time you will only have the time remaining to get in as many miles as possible. Remember this is a race.

     

    5K Run or Run/Walk for all starts at 9 am sharp (Same start time as previous years).

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Listing Status

  • Added to our Directory
    Jan 12, 2009
  • Last Updated in our Directory
    Oct 12, 2019
  • Last checked by a snack-eating human.
    Nov 2, 2019
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